Archive for Kids Activities

Indoor Winter Activities

We’re on day two of a winter storm here in Iowa and that means everyone is starting to get a little itchy and ready to get out of the house….

How to Get a Child Excited About Science and Stem Activities

The last several years have brought about a BIG emphasis on STEM  (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) for kids, especially in school. Many careers lead in one of these directions…

Creating a Homework Station

Is homework a struggle in your house? Do you find yourself nagging to get your kids to start and finish homework? Do they spend more time gathering and then breaking…

The Best Halloween Crafts for Kids

Halloween is only a short couple weeks away so we’ve started to think about Halloween Crafts, Candy Corn Treat Ideas and all those delicious Pumpkin Recipes!  With school parties and…

Thomas The Tank Engine

Last weekend I was thrilled to take my adorable niece and nephew to see Thomas the Tank Engine™in Boone, Iowa.  It’s been years since I’ve been to this event because…

Simple Toys Kids will Love

Last month I had the chance to attend a conference in New York City where I was introduced to a couple awesome new toys and I wanted to share them…

Travel Journal For Kids with BIC

 Disclosure: Compensation was provided by BIC via MomTrends Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of BIC or MomTrends Media.  I…

Summer Fun: Turtle Toss

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Turtle Toss.  In the summer months, we’re always looking for ways to be outside more and enjoy the beautiful weather.  We love bike riding,…

How I Won The Battle: Getting My Picky Eater to Eat Vegetables

The struggle is real. Many a parent has found themselves at the dinner table, struggling and begging their child to try the meal they prepared. But for a picky eater,…

Upcycled Pringles ® Can DIY Drum

Thanks to Pringles ® for sponsoring this post!  All opinions are mine! My youngest son is so creative and crafty.  He rarely throws away anything because he knows he can…

Improve Your Spelling by Gaming

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of King Digital Entertainment for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I’m not a huge fan of my boys sitting…

Summer Enrichment: Water Experiments

What better time than summer to dive head first into water?  While your there why not make it educational AND fun?   Since water covers about 70% of the earth it…

Summer Learning with Busy Schedules

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Brain Chase. I cannot believe that it’s the last day of school for the year!  That means summer is here and if you saw…

Things To Do With Kids When Stuck In Traffic #GetHomeFaster

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by TomTom GO 500/600. We all hate traffic – it sucks up precious time that we’d much rather spend with our family, a good book,…

Emergency First Aid Kit for Your Car

Spring is here and that means more outside activities, playing and sports.  We also know that means more bumps and bruises are likely to happen.  Don’t worry, we have you…

52 Ways to Practice Random Acts of Kindness

With the New Year approaching, you might be wondering how you can make a difference in other’s lives. Random acts of kindness are a great way to not only spread…

Holiday Traditions to Start with Your Kids

I have received information about the TYLENOL® For What Matters Most™ campaign from McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., the makers of TYLENOL®. The opinions stated are my own. This…

Make Bedtime Easier

 Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Elo. We’ve all be there, we’ve all had it.  Bedtime struggles, I hate to admit that there are nights that I still have problems…